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Associate, New Sports

FloSports is looking for a New Sports Associate to lead the expansion of its portfolio of new sport verticals. The Associate is ultimately responsible for the planning, execution, initial success and sustained tracking / reporting related to the launch and growth of FloSports’ new sport verticals.

This position requires comfort interfacing with the Company’s Senior Management Team, mastery of inter-departmental collaboration and project management, and a process/operations and detail-oriented mentality. Candidate should have extensive project management and/or operations experience. As the primary point of contact for the execution of all new sport launches within FloSports, he/she will report directly to the SVP Business Development but work across Marketing, Content, Engineering, HR, Operations, Production and Rights Acquisition departments to successfully launch, grow and report on the health of new sports across the FloSports universe.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop, lead and execute business processes throughout the new sport launch process
  • Create and refine the company’s existing launch process
  • Work directly with product & engineering teams to understand the needs of the company’s website launch process
  • Identify and secure launch dates for future Flo sports
  • Develop an aggressive but on-time and on-target timeline for each new sport launch
  • Help identify, recruit and hire key employees necessary for the sport’s successful launch
  • Lead weekly meeting’s with your site launch team from across all departments within the company to execute the launch
  • Work with Biz Dev to help research, select and gain approval to launch new sports from the company’s senior management team
  • Identify process gaps or improvements within specific departments within the company
  • Lead communication and execution throughout the site launch process

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of operations and experience in project management
  • Comfort with the internal workings and operations of multiple departments within a company
  • Be unequivocally proactive
  • Familiarity with JIRA or similar project management software preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Extremely focused and detail oriented
  • Ability to work and thrive in a high-pressure / deadline-driven environment

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & REQUIREMENTS

  • 2+ Years Experience in Operations or Project Management
  • Proven track record of executional success
  • Experience managing cross-department teams, people and complex projects
  • Be a team LEADER, creative and MAKE THINGS HAPPEN

 

ABOUT FLOSPORTS

FloSports, a global leader in live digital sports and original coverage, partners with event rights holders and governing bodies to unlock a world of sports coverage that true fans have been waiting for. Through live streaming of premier events, original video programming, and weekly studio shows, FloSports is growing the sports, the athletes and the fans. Current verticals under the FloSports header are Wrestling, Grappling, MMA, Elite Fitness, Boxing, Softball, Tennis, Pro Wrestling, Gymnastics, Marching, Basketball, Volleyball, eSports, Rodeo, Climbing, Swimming, Cheerleading, and Track.

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